Italia mia: A guide to Italian culture and products brings you the culture and products of Italy with useful articles and selected on line shopping. Visit our various sections to find out more about the Italian culture, from the arts, cuisine, music and movies to travel, news, communities, ancestry research, and shopping destinations including fashion, leather goods, jewelry, crafts, and much more.

Images of Italy

Add a touch of Italy to your walls with photos of landscapes, famous destinations, and Italian culture

Italian American Pride

Italian American Pride

Visit our Shop to find a wide assortment of houseware, coffee mugs, clocks, t-shirts, sweat-shirts for men, women, kids, and much more featuring our exclusive design of the Italian and the US flags together with the words: "Proud to be Italian American". The perfect gift for all proud Italians.

Dating Italians

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Read our article about dating Italians and tips to help you learn about Italian dating culture. There are many ways to meet other singles on line, we have selected chat rooms, communities and dating services that will help you get connected with other Italians and Italophiles around the world.

A History of Italian Cinema

A History of Italian Cinema

A History of Italian Cinema is a major new study from the author of the bestselling Italian Cinema - which has been published in three landmark editions and celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary in 2008. Building upon his decades of research, Peter Bondanella has now written the definitive history of the subject, from the birth of cinema to the present day. He has rethought, reorganized, and completely rewritten his previous work, which focused on postwar cinema, and has broadened his coverage of the spaghetti western and comedy genres. Bondanella also now covers a huge range of work that was not previously considered, particularly both popular and 'B' genres, including: the sword and sandal epic or "peplum" film of the 1950s; the Italian horror film, the so-called spaghetti nightmare films (including the subcategories of horror, the Italian zombie and cannibal films), that began in the 1950s and continue through the present; the giallo or Italian mystery thriller; and the poliziesco or Italian crime film from the 1970s to the present. (from

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Italian Fashion

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Read about fashion made in Italy from famous brands and designers. Italy is famous for the production of high quality clothing, leather bags and shoes, jewelry, fragrances, and much more. If you are in the mood to buy some these products we have selected some of the best retailers carrying excellent products.

Italian Genealogy

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Search and find your ancestors that came from Italy and Europe. If you have ever wondered about your Italian ancestry, but don't know where to begin your research, it's a simple process to discover more about your family's history. Read our guide to Italian ancestry and learn how to find family records in Italy.

Postcards of Italy

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